World War II veteran Don S. Miyada of Westminster, Calif., looks to the stage during a ceremony in honor of Japanese American World War II veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team at the Washington Hilton in Washington, Nov. 1, 2011. Nearly seven decades after Pearl Harbor, Congress honored Japanese-American military units that helped the United States win World War II on two fronts despite the hardships endured by many troops'’ families back home. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Graduation heals World War II internment wounds

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California man who missed his 1942 graduation because he was locked in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans finally walked in a cap and gown last week, more than seven […]


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Woman, 99, gets degree 75 years late over $5 fee

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A 99-year-old Maine woman has graduated from college 75 years after a $5 fee kept her from getting her diploma on time. Beal College in Bangor awarded Jessie White her degree […]


Robert Jeffrey Blank went for a spectacular gymnastic exit as he graduated from Davenport University, but it didn't go according to plan.

Epic fail: Davenport grad attempts back flip (Video)

Graduation season is upon us and while it’s one of the happiest moments of a person’s life, it’s also become one more chance to try to show off in front of lots of people. Emphasis […]


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Report: 4 in 5 US high school students graduate

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. public high schools have reached a milestone, an 80 percent graduation rate. Yet that still means 1 of every 5 students walks away without a diploma. Citing the progress, researchers are […]


L.A. graduation rates up

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The high school graduation rate in Los Angeles County for the 2011-12 school year was 74.7 percent, with a dropout rate of 14.9 percent, according to figures released today by the state Department of Education.


Today on Money 101

The discussion on today’s Money 101 with Bob McCormick will include: What to do in the housing wars when it’s landlords vs. tenants How to get rid of false information on your credit report  Pick […]


Word misspelled on Md. high school's diplomas

(AP) – Diplomas at a Maryland high school are being reprinted because they contain a spelling error. All of the diplomas distributed last week in Prince George’s County outside Washington misspelled the word “program.” County […]


Today on Money 101

The discussion on today’s Money 101 with Bob McCormick will include: What you need to know before you buy a gun The real cost of that prom, graduation party or wedding  Is it true that […]


Facebook post gets student banned

A message to your kids about what they want to post on Facebook. A Catholic school student has been banned from graduation ceremonies in the Philippines because a photo on her Facebook page shows her […]



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